Friday, June 12, 2009

Le Mans 2009

And sadly, lost in the entire hubbub over the Max “N Bernie Show... Along with my elongated coverage of this year’s Indy 500, I’ve simply not had anytime to discuss the best Sports Car race in the world, commonly known as le 24 Heurs du Mans, which takes place this weekend upon the Circuit de la Sarthe, in Le Mans, France, of which Y’all can catch a most impressive 18+ Hours of coverage upon SPEED, beginning Saturday morning at 5:30AM Pacific...

2009 Le Mans Entry list

And on a historical note, this year’s 77th running of le 24 Heurs du Mans marks the 50th Anniversary of Aston Martin’s historic 1-2 sweep, with Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori taking the winners laurels...

Carroll Shelby remembers 1959 with Aston Martin

Whilst this year’s three car Aston Martin LMP1 squad faces a decidedly uphill battle in repeating victory vs. the all conquering Audi’s and Peugeot Turbo Diesel juggernaught...

Aston Martin goes back to the future

And Don’t forget to root for Team Seattle and their magnificent Ferrari 430 GT2 Entry, as I should really be at their Race Day party, eh?

Patrick Dempsey & Team Seattle join forces